Situated in the heart of downtown Lansing, the Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center features over 100 Michigan-made artists, all of whose products are for sale, and provides educational and academic opportunities for students across Ingham county.
The Quilt Index is an open access website that showcases photos and descriptions of over 87,700 quilts submitted by people all over the world. MSU art history professor and Quilt Index Director Marsha MacDowell said each quilt is made to reflect artists' stories and connect with viewers on a deeper level.
The "Roman Empire" trend, which has swept across social media in recent weeks, is simple: women ask men- typically their boyfriends or spouses- how often they think about the Roman Empire, to which many men reply, "constantly." However, people are questioning if men actually think about the Roman Empire that much, why they're so interested in it and, more recently, what their own "Roman Empire" is.
MSU Law Professor Justin Simard started the "Citing Slavery Project" in 2020 after researching sources for a project and stumbling upon citations of slave cases by modern judges. “The goal of the project is to document all cases involving enslaved people, either as litigants or as the property and dispute, and (we cite) all the cases... on our website,” Simard said. “It is essentially to get scholars and lawyers to recognize the important influence that slavery has played on the development of American law.”
In May of 2022, the U.S. Department of the Interior, or DOI, released an investigative report identifying approximately 500 Native American boarding schools across the United States and Canada that existed in the 19th and 20th centuries. Three of them existed in Michigan, and one did not close until 1983. Now, Indigenous students, faculty and community members of Michigan State University are making sure the atrocities committed against their communities are not forgotten. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, commonly known as Orange Shirt Day, honors the countless number of children who were sent to Native American boarding schools, many of whom never returned.
Animals at Potter Park Zoo held enrichment activities on Sunday to get the animals' predictions for the Michigan versus Michigan State game.
During game days, it's common for people who don't attend MSU to walk into campus buildings and residence halls as they follow their friends or join in the festivities. For many MSU students, however, something as simple as holding the door open for the person behind them can create a safety risk.
The Spartan Family Sensory Room was unveiled last Tuesday. The room is meant to be a safe space for individuals with autism and sensory needs.
The Salaam Peace Festival, hosted by the Islamic Center of East Lansing and Peace Quest, brings awareness to Muslims around the community by showing people about the various different Muslim cultures around the world.
A screening of First Voice Generation was held at MSU on Sept. 28, 2023. Its story resonated with viewers and inspired them to find their voice.
68 years following the birth of Michigan Agricultural College, Spartan Stadium Opened in 1923. With a maximum capacity now of 75,000, Spartan Stadium has been home to many events.
With summer coming to an end and the crisp fall weather rolling in, the changing leaves are bringing autumn vibes back to campus. For many Michigan State University students, the best way to celebrate this transition is by reaching for their favorite autumn film classics. From Halloween horror movies to Stars Hollow drama, here are some comfort TV shows and movies students think are perfect for the pumpkin spice season.
The MSU Department of Art, Art History and Design collaborated with the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum to host the annual Drawing Marathon event on Sept. 28.
MSU's medical amnesty policy offers students who call for help in emergency situations exemptions from university drug and alcohol policy. Learn more about the policy to be prepared in case of a medical emergency.
“The purpose of the club is to enjoy the beauty of skydiving,” skydiving club member Noah Roux said. “For me, it is very calming to have the sense that the only thing that matters in that moment is that exact moment. So, everything else I stress out about, everything that worries me, all that doesn’t matter. The only thing I care about is making sure I jump safely.”
After a long anticipated wait by her fans, singer-songwriter Oliva Rodrigo returned to stardom with the release of her sophomore album “Guts," which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and showcased hits like "Vampire" and "bad idea right?". Admist the album's growing popularity, however, heated controversy has arisen on social media as users accuse Rodrigo of copying song patterns and sounds from artists like Taylor Swift, Sabrina Carpenter and Miley Cyrus. With the debate trending across the internet, Michigan State University students expressed their opinions on the subject.
On Thursday, Sep. 21, in the Wharton Center, Michigan State University hosted the National Pan-Hellenic Council Yard Show, an annual event consisting of nine historically African American fraternities and sororities, also known as the Divine Nine. The Yard Show is a series of performances where the Greek life organizations showcase their Greek life’s history through performances – such as speeches, dances and chants – in front of the other Greek life organizations. Hundreds of students wore their chapter's paraphernalia and held signs to support their brotherhood and sisterhood.